Alice Yandle

Associate

Alice Yandle

Contact details

Career

Alice joined Farrer & Co as a trainee solicitor in 2012 and qualified into the firm’s Employment team in 2014.

Education

Worcester College, University of Oxford – MA Law (Jurisprudence); BPP Law School, London – Legal Practice Course (LPC).

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association (ELA); Industrial Law Society (ILS); Association of Partnership Practitioners (APP); City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society (CoWHLS); Association International des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA).

Alice has been remarkably swift yet thorough, responsive, thoughtful and has shown drive, determination and great initiative.

Client 

Alice did a super job. It was a smooth, efficient piece of work and she managed the other side extremely well.  

Client 

Alice represents employer clients in a range of sectors including financial services, corporate, legal, and education, advising on complex employment law issues. She also advises C-suite executives and senior employees negotiating their entrance and exit, including issues relating to post-termination restraints.

Alice has extensive experience in advising employers and individuals on complex and high-value discrimination and whistleblowing claims in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal, as well as advising on team moves and restrictive covenants in the High Court. She is also experienced in advising and negotiating on contractual issues, employee relations, equal pay, redundancy exercises, TUPE and employee regulatory issues.

Alice is also a member of the firm’s Child Protection Unit and regularly advises schools on child protection and pupil issues, alongside her employment work. Outside of work Alice is a governor at a leading independent school.

Who we help

Alice regularly advises institutions on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including in relation to regulatory issues, employment contracts, policies and procedures, disciplinary issues and grievances, large scale projects such as redundancies and re-organisations, and Employment Tribunal claims.  Alice also frequently provides employment and equality-related training. Her recent work includes successfully defending a multi-million pound disability discrimination and whistleblowing claim for a bank.

Alice also advises individuals working in the financial services sector on the full range of employment law issues.

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Alice has significant experience assisting a wide range of professional practices, including law firms on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. Her recent work includes successfully defending a multi-million pound sex discrimination and whistleblowing claim for a law firm.

Alice also advises individuals working for professional services firms on the full range of employment law issues.

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Alice assists a number of leading independent schools on a broad spectrum of employment matters including tribunal claims, policies and procedures, redundancy exercises and capability issues. Alice also has experience advising on data protection issues and pupil-related matters, including parental complaints, special educational needs, disciplinary matters, inspections and pupil exclusions.

Outside of the office Alice is also a school governor.

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